Last Day Of A Condemned Man by Victor HugoLast Day Of A Condemned Man by Victor Hugo

Last Day Of A Condemned Man

byVictor Hugo

Paperback | December 14, 2013

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A first-person diary of a prisoner's final day before being executed for an unspecified crime, Victor Hugo's poignant tale vividly conveys the mental anguish of a man confronted with the intransigent mechanism of justice, as his mind seeks refuge in recollections from his past and philosophical musings on his inevitable fate.

As relevant today as when it was first published in 1829, The Last Day of a Condemned Man is an eloquent plea for compassion and a masterpiece of realist fiction.

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Victor Hugo (1802–1885), novelist, poet, playwright, and French national icon, is best known for two of today’s most popular world classics: Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, as well as other works, including The Toilers of the Sea and The Man Who Laughs. Hugo was elected to the Académie Française in 1841. As a statesman,...
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Title:Last Day Of A Condemned ManFormat:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 7.81 × 5.05 × 0.92 inPublished:December 14, 2013Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1847493610

ISBN - 13:9781847493613

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"Absolutely the most real and truthful of everything that Hugo wrote." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Hugo . . . provides a convincing reminder of what political argument should really be about" - The Observer